Jonathan Schaelchlin, Discipleship Pastor

Jonathan Schaelchlin grew up on the border region of South Texas and Northeastern Mexico. His parents moved there in the early 70’s from Pittsburgh to be missionaries into Mexico from the southern border area of Texas. Jonathan returned to his home town in Western PA in the late 80’s to attend Geneva College with his wife Lisa and be a part of the NBCA Church family. In 1994 Jonathan and his wife responded to the call of God on their lives and relocated to Brownsville, Texas, and took on pastoral duties at Word of God Church. There he worked in youth ministry for 9 years and the Senior Pastorate for 7 years. Pastor Jonathan and his wife were also involved in Missionary work and Christian education, leading their church’s private school from 2004 to 2009, and pastoring a small church in a landfill in Matamoros, Mexico. Eight years ago Pastor Jonathan and his wife, along with their family, came back to our area and once again began serving his church and eternal family. Today he is the Church Life & Discipleship Pastor here at NBCA.

Daren Duncan, Youth & Young Adult Pastor

Pastor Daren has been a part of NBCA since 2002. While attending Geneva College, he got involved with the worship team and Powersource Youth Ministry. Volunteering at Powersource turned into an internship, which turned into an assistant position, which turned into a full-time director position, which turned into a Pastoral position in August 2014. Though titles may have changed, he still serves faithfully with the worship team and is honored to lead Powersource Youth Ministry today. His greatest joy is seeing teenagers live boldly for Jesus Christ and he does whatever he can to see this happen! On a weekly basis he oversees a team of people dedicated to reaching and discipling teens from over a dozen school districts! He also loves playing church softball, fantasy football, and anything Pittsburgh Pirates. Pastor Daren married his college sweetheart Jillian in 2006 and together they love getting to be mom and dad to the coolest kids in the world, Gabriella (“Ella Bella”) and Zephaniah (“Zephy”).

Kianna Skal, Champions Director

Kianna joined the staff at NBCA in June of 2017! In May 2018, she will graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, from Geneva College. Children’s Ministry has always been a passion of Kianna’s, since she herself was being ministered to as a child. Prior to coming to NBCA, Kianna has served 10 years in Children’s Ministry, during which she completed a Children’s Ministry internship at Lilburn Alliance Church in Georgia, and served as an Assistant Director at Wildwood Chapel. Kianna was born and raised in Beaver County and she enjoys music-filled things, traveling, and Knock-out (her favorite game). Jesus is Kianna’s greatest desire, and she is honored to minister to His kids, young and old.

Alyssa DeMarco, Young Adults Director

Alyssa joined the staff in May 2018. Check back soon for more info about this new Director!!

Kelley Percy, Womens Ministry Director

Kelley knew from her first visit in 2003 that NBCA would become her church home! In addition to currently serving as the Women’s Ministry Director, she works on staff as the Ministry Coordinator. Kelley’s desire is to see every woman discover her identity as a daughter of the King and grow in relationship with Him, as well as develop authentic friendships with her sisters-in-Christ. Kelley, her husband, Larry, and their 3 adult children and 1 grandson all love travelling, exploring new cuisines, and family game night!

Chuck White, Mens Ministry Director

Chuck has been directing our Men’s Ministry since 2012. He and his wife, Kristi have 3 children- 2 boys and 1 girl. Chuck’s favorite place to be is in the outdoors with his family! He frequently visits Colorado to enjoy the scenery and big game hunting. Chuck enjoys hunting with bow & arrow and cheering on his children as they play soccer.

Sonny Blucher, Coffee Klatch Director

Sonny is a retired elementary/middle school teacher from the Blackhawk School District, having taught there for 37 years. He loves working with the Lord in reaching out to others, sharing the Love and Grace of Jesus Christ. He and his wonderful wife, Darlene, take delight in serving Christ in various capacities and in being with their 2 children and their spouses and 6 amazing grandchildren.
One of the Blucher’s favorite scriptures is Psalm 5:12: “But Thou, O Lord, will bless the righteous; with favor you will surround him as with a shield”.

Jill DeMarco, Worship Arts Director

Jill came to NBCA in 1988 and began singing on the praise team right away! After 9 years of teaching music in public school, she became the Music Ministry Director and has developed this area into a full Worship Arts Department. She loves to teach and stir up the creative gifts in people, including children and youth. She believes that our creative expressions come from our passions, joys & testimonies and we can offer them as worship to our great and loving God. She and Pastor Sam met at church camp as teenagers and got married in 1989. Her biggest joy and privilege is supporting her husband, raising her children- Alyssa and Gina, and stirring up their amazing gifts for the Glory of God.

Jason Taylor, Multi Media Director

Jason has been serving in our Multi-Media Ministry since he was just a young teen!! And now he oversees the Sound, Camera & Computer operation during our weekly services and events. He also leads and trains up those on his team who want to learn more about and serve with the Multi-Media Ministry here at NBCA. Jason is the owner of FairyTale Photography & Videography. He enjoys traveling with his wife, Jenny and their 2 adorable children and figuring out all things technical.

Jim & Dawn Moser, Life Group Directors

Jim & Dawn have been married since 1994. Dawn-Graduated from Rochester High School and then went on to attend Boyd school of Business. Jim graduated from Moon Area High School then attended Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics. Dawn currently works as a Fraud Specialist and Jim is a Brick/Stone Mason. Together they have one son– Noah. Dawn enjoys volunteering for the Parks and Recreation in Crescent Township, hanging out by the pool with friends and spending time with family. Jim enjoys golfing, hunting, fishing, and spending time with family.

Frank Deltino, Care Ministry Director

Frank has served at NBCA for several years in various capacities and most recently is serving as Director of Care Ministry. He enjoys studying the Word of God and has a Bachelor of Theology degree and also has studied at Regent University. Frank and his wife, Lynn, have two adult children. He enjoys watching all kinds of sports and seeing people excel at their highest potential.

John Merola, Outreach Ministry Director

John is a recent addition to the NBCA staff. He brings a wide background of ministry experience, and is passionate about helping people live with faith, wisdom, and purpose. Along with overseeing the NBCA outreach ministries, he also is the Director of Empower School of Ministry. John is an alumnus of Rhema Bible Training Center and holds a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from Geneva College. He is an avid reader, published author, and YMCA regular. He and his wife Lori are blessed with much joy and three sons.

Lynn Deltino, Business Administrator

Lynn has served in the area of Church Business/Finances in multiple positions since 1996. She is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Lynn enjoys working with others and loves to see how God brings out our gifts and talents as we serve together in the body of Christ. She believes that our individual relationship with God is the most important priority we have. This connection influences every area of our life. Lynn is married to Frank and they have two adult children, Krista (married to Ronald) and David. They love to travel together as a family and make lots of fun family memories!

Al DeBona, Facilities Director

For over 15 years now, Alan has called NBCA his home church. He is a graduate of Slippery Rock University with a degree in Elementary Education. Alan retired from Beaver Falls School District after teaching for 32 ½ years. He married his wonderful wife, Jeri in 1979. They have one son Brent who works at Sharon Regional Hospital. In Alan’s spare time he enjoys working in the yard and of course, he loves playing golf and is an avid sports fan!

Jeri DeBona, Hospitality Ministry Director

Jeri has been brought up in IFCA churches. She was born into Beaver Falls Christian Assembly and has been attending NBCA for over 15 years. She graduated from Blackhawk High School and has been employed at Beaver Valley FCU (formerly B&W Employees FCU) for 40+ years. Jeri is the youngest of 4 daughters and has been married to Alan DeBona since 1979. They have one child, their son, Brent. In her spare time, you can find her cooking, reading, and finding time to spend with friends and family.

Mike Pisano, Information Technology Ministry Director

NBCA IT/Networking Department has been led by Mike Pisano, of Center Township, since 2012. This effort is strongly encouraged by Mike’s wife Esther, who always supports his efforts and time that is needed for IT projects. Mike’s two children, Justice and Kara often accompany their Dad as he works on projects throughout the church. Mike is responsible for all aspects of the church network and computer systems at the main campus building, the KidZone, and the Life Center and is pleased to serve the church in this “behind the scenes” ministry.